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Also: burqaa loose garment that covers the face and body
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Variant of burqa.
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(Clothing & Fashion) variant spellings of burqa
[C19: from Arabic]
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|Noun||1.||burka - a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan; "the Taliban forced all women to wear the burqa"|
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
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